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Peaks
Peaks Boundary Peak, ME
Trails
Trails: Logging road, bushwhack, boundary swath
Date of Hike
Date of Hike: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Parking/Access Road Notes
Parking/Access Road Notes: Logging road across from the gas station just before the border crossing at Corbin Gore. At mile marker 12, took the last right before the gate and immediately forked right. Road was unplowed so we only made it 1/2 mile in. With no snow you could make it a mile and park at the end. The 12 mile drive was passable this particular day in a high clearance vehicle with studded snow tires. Frozen mud and very rutted. It took over an hour. We tried previously when the road was glare ice and had to turn back. Chains and 4WD recommended.  
Surface Conditions
Surface Conditions: Snow - Packed Powder/Loose Granular, Snow/Ice - Frozen Granular 
Recommended Equipment
Recommended Equipment: Snowshoes 
Water Crossing Notes
Water Crossing Notes: Small crossings with adequate snow bridges  
Trail Maintenance Notes
Trail Maintenance Notes:  
Dog-Related Notes
Dog-Related Notes: Baxter had a blast sniffing critter tracks all day! No issues.  
Bugs
Bugs: N/A 
Lost and Found
Lost and Found:  
 
Comments
Comments: Fourth try’s a charm. After planning to get Boundary last year from White Cap but running out of time, and two trips to Gosford Park only to find the road closed and a sheet of ice, I acquired this track from Deb C. Recent logging has opened up a clear-cut to the boundary swath, and the road from Corbin Gore provided access. Deb’s track combined a series of skid roads with an open forest bushwhack around Dennison Bog to reach the clearcut to the swath. From there it’s just 1/2 mile east along the boundary swath to the peak. From where we parked, it was close to 10 miles RT through easy terrain. Definitely the best winter approach I have seen. There is currently active logging (a tree harvester drove by us in the middle of the woods, and we could hear equipment all around us). I presume that road access and plowing will change as the operation shifts. We encountered three logging trucks on our drive in; all were friendly and waved when we got out of their way. We were lucky to get in and out before the snow storm arrived.  
Name
Name: Liz Wyman 
E-Mail
E-Mail: lizwyman at yahoo 
Date Submitted
Date Submitted: 2018-03-08 
Link
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